Getting Design Feedback Faster Part 1: Via Google Plus

Google is one of best hubs for searching ideas, How? I always use Google Search as a hub when it comes to “asking questions“. For example, I searched “who designed Eiffel Tower?”, Google came up with my answer within a second. That was quick and for generic information right! So how do we get Design Feedback via Google? Let’s get started.
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Adobe Fireworks: Create High-Fidelity Wireframes for Agile Environment

Create High Fidelity Wireframes in Fireworks

Today, most of the startups are following agile or lean design process so that they can quickly experiment different ideas, develop and test with real users. Time is money, this is one of the reasons why we are following agile process.Today, I am not going to talk about the elements of visual design or even agile process in brief. I will show you how adobe fireworks can optimize the entire design process by using this tool to create high fidelity wireframes. Continue reading

The power of Sketching

Whether you design a website, mobile app, logo design or even a product, you need to have some basic ideas. The power of sketching is something that would give you the foundation of your final design. Being a designer, you should always prepare 10-20 rough sketches of a web or interface product and share them with your team, stake holders or end client before creating the actual wireframes.

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Tips to promote your work for almost FREE

You have been working really hard for last couple of projects as well as got excited about your upcoming projects / targets to achieve. I have seen a lot of freelancers who only work for a particular client for several years and they are still happy with it if you ever ask them. I got a question from one of the freelance group saying “how do we get more clients and get recognized with a wide range of target group?” That’s how my post came in to say “Tips to promote your work for almost FREE”.

Tips to promote your work for almost FREE

I assume out of 24 hours, you spend at least 30mins on internet for either sending emails, social networking, posting on twitter about your current project status or interesting links to your friends. Somewhere, you look at the new T-Shirt design print that says “Wow, that’s nice..I think we could do that…” to yourself or either send that link to friends saying “checkout the new design by xyz designer”. If your design style matches with the one you saw recently, you may have end up getting such ideas before going to bed… Continue reading